Ad Blocker

Popular gossip blogs such as Bossip are fighting back against ad blockers that deprive them of tens of thousands of dollars in ad revenue.

Readers who visit Bossip.com see a message informing them to disable their ad blocking software or they will be blocked from viewing the site.

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Angie Nwandu

Popular Instagram blog The Shaderoom lost its 4 million Facebook followers in one fell swoop on Monday.

Facebook pulled down the influential social media gossip blog for "intellectual property" violations. In other words, TSR was banned for publishing copyrighted paparazzi photos.

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Chilli and Tron

Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas is best known as a member of '90s mega girl group TLC. But she takes great pride in her role as single mother to her 16-year-son Tron Austin. So when a notoriously messy gossip blog wrote a series of malicious posts targeting Tron's sexuality, the fiercely protective mom leaped into action.

Chilli, 42, started a petition directed at the blog's advertisers in hopes of persuading them to pull their financial support.

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